James E. Oliff
In his career, he has been a trader, exchange leader and technology executive. He was a long time member of the board of the CME Group and a leader of its predecessor boards, from 1982 to 2017. He served as vice chairman of the CME Group at the time of its IPO.
He also served as chairman of the CME Foundation, the CME Group's charitable arm.
A member of the exchange for more than 25 years, Oliff was second vice chairman of CME Holdings' board from its formation on August 2, 2001, until April 2002, and of CME's board from 1998 until April 2002; he served as vice chairman of CME Holdings from 2002 until its merger with the Chicago Board of Trade in July 2007, becoming CME Group. He previously served on CME's board from 1982 to 1992.
Oliff has also served as executive director of International Futures and Options Associates (1996 to July 2005) and as president of LST Commodities, LLC, an introducing broker (1999 until January 2002).
He also is a member of advisory board for the MS Program in Financial Engineering at Kent State University.
He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Brandeis University and J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.
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